bike rental in Seattle or on the way from there?

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bike rental in Seattle or on the way from there?

Postby carefactornil » Sun Mar 28, 2010 10:45 am

Hi,
UK people here. Coming to BM via Seattle this time around, wondering if there's a good equivalent to Black Rock Bicycles in Reno (which we used last year). Either in Seattle or somewhere en route. Going via Reno would stick at least another 4 hours on our journey down from Seattle so although they were great, I don't think that will work this year.

Any recommendations?

Cheers,
Simon

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Postby much2naughty2 » Sun Mar 28, 2010 2:53 pm

Hutch’s Bicycles in Klamath Falls rents bikes and is kind of on the way from Seattle.

Might check craigslist in a couple towns along the way before comming. I see lots of bikes for sale for much less than the cost of a rental. Then when you go back through any big city, jus leave them parked along the road. They won't be there long.

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Postby Captain Goddammit » Sun Mar 28, 2010 5:06 pm

Klamath Falls is directly on the way to Burning Man from Seattle if you take the route I've come to prefer over the years. That place is probably a good option, though you could almost certainly hit craigslist for a garage-sale bike super cheap and give it away after the event.
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Postby dragonpilot » Sun Apr 04, 2010 1:44 pm

Last year there was a guy in Cedarville selling bikes...on Main St...had about 20 or so...we bought two...but that's yr last chance before the playa.
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